Tammy Allgood welcomes Allison Leaming and Dr. Ralph Gabbard for a travelogue about their trip to China in late spring of 2007. Ralph and Allison visited Chinese libraries and met people interested in developing international partnerships with ASU Libraries. Many outstanding institutions were toured including the National Library of China, Tsinghua University Library, Liaoning University Library, Sichuan University Library and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. They will also discuss their... Topics: China, ASU, libraries, travel, Arizona State University, Confucius Institute Source: WAV audio File
Visiting librarian Lin Hu from Sichuan University in China talks about his experience at the ASU Libraries as part of our librarian exchange program. Lin also discusses achieving his dream of attending a Phoenix Suns NBA Playoff game and his appreciation for player Steve Nash. Topics: librarian, China, culture, ASU, Sichuan University, Arizona, Phoenix Suns, libraries
In the third part of our China Initiatives Series we are pleased to welcome Sichuan University Librarian and Professor Dr. Yao and Assistant Librarian of Chinese Studies Qian Liu as they discuss the similarities and differences between the sister libraries of Arizona State University and Sichuan University. They also discuss Dr. Yao's reaction to the Confucius Institute Exhibition, library collections and development policies, digitization, and the Million Books Project. Episode 62 Host: Tammy... Topics: China, history, ASU, Sichuan University, Library, research, million books project, Arizona State...
Curator Karrie Porter Brace talks with Fred about the new exhibit Shelter and the Storm: Agnes Smedley at Yaddo located on the 4th floor of Hayden Library. The exhibit, drawn from University Archives material, reviews the life and the controversy of ASU Alumna Agnes Smedley, advocate for the oppressed, radical, war correspondent, and spy. Agnes Smedley had the longest residency at the artistsâ colony Yaddo in Saratoga springs, NY. Highlights of the program include information on Yaddo, Agnes's... Topics: Agnes Smedley, ASU, archives, communism, Yaddo, Charles A. Willoughby, china, history, 20th... Source: WAV File Recorded on Marantz PMD670